Every year a number of students join the Widening Access and Student Success team and work with us across our different partnerships.
Herts Success Ambassadors
Herts Success Ambassadors work with the Widening Access and Student Success Team to represent the University of Hertfordshire and promote a positive view of higher education.
They help all students who attend WASS events to become fully aware of their capacity to succeed in education and help them to gain an insight into the range of opportunities available to them. Ambassadors play a key role in events through supervising and facilitating groups and activities, leading campus tours and talking to young people about their own experiences.
Ambassadors are important members of the team, many from widening participation backgrounds themselves who provide a student view of education which is fun and engaging, on a level that young people can relate to.
Ambassadors are recruited and trained during semester A. For more information about joining our team, email firstname.lastname@example.org
BAME Student Advocates
The main aim of the BAME Student Advocates is to help the University reduce the BAME attainment gap. They have changed the conversation in the University around race, racism and white privilege, educating staff and fellow students through sharing lived
If you would like to know more about the opportunity of working with us, please contact email@example.com
Every year we have a level 5 student join the team to complete their placement year. They are involved with the delivery of Widening Access and Student Success programmes and in supporting the running of projects and events, as well as contributing to the development of new ideas and initiatives. Some of the work also involves an element of data entry and analysis.